Performance is said to be comparable to that of the 420-horsepower 5.0-liter V-8 currently offered in the Genesis, but a smaller size and displacement means lighter weight and improved economy when not being pushed. The engine is expected to be a 3.3-liter unit. Such a design was first shown in sister brand Kia’s GT concept car at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show. At the time, the engine was said to deliver 390 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. Look for the updated Genesis to go on sale in 2017, as a 2018 model.
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